FTC General Season Schedule
June 2, 2019Registration Opens for 2019-2020 Season
Sept 7, 2019Season Kick-Off, 
FIRST FTC Kickoff 2019-2020 
September 7 2019 at 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM (EDT) 
108 E 89th Street
New York, NY 10128-1502

Sept. 14, 2019FTC Meeting begins
Queens Metro High School
91-30 Metropolitan Ave,
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Sept 21, 2019 FTC Meeting begins (PS 144)
Nov 23, 2019FTC Qualifier #1(TBD)
Dec 7 2019FTC Qualifier #2 (John Dewey)
Dec 8 2019FTC Qualifier #3 (John Dewey)-8721
Jan 11, 2020
FTC Qualifier #4 (Francis Lewis?)
Jan 12, 2020FTC Qualifier #5 (Francis Lewis?)-8721
Jan 26, 2020FTC Qualifier #6 (Horace Mann)
Feb 15, 2020Super Qualifier #1 (Dalton)
Feb 16, 2020Super Qualifier #2 (Dalton)
Mar 8, 2020

FTC NYC Championship, Townsend Harris
April 29-May 2 (2020)FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship Event in Detroit, Michigan 
  • The team must pass one Qualifier to attend the Super Qualifier
  • The team must pass the Super Qualifier to compete in the NYC Championship.
Parent Mentor Signup:

Our Parents will share the mentoring responsibilities by signing up for 4 shifts per season. At each meeting, we will have a min of 4 adults supervising the teams. If you have not yet signed up for the mentoring spot, please visit the SignUpGenie link that was sent to you. If you have problem with signing up, please email me at 

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) 

Teams meet for three hours weekly. (Grade 7-12)

All meetings will be held at PS 144's new Cafeteria (unless otherwise listed)

 Time FTC Team 
2:00 - 5:00
Mindstorm Mechanics
 Iffat Mai
1:00 - 5:00
Gear Masters
 Ken Ngai

FTC Kickoff
Meeting #1  @Queens Metro High School

9/21/2019Meeting #2  
 9/28/2019Meeting #3 
October10/5/2019Meeting #4  

10/12/2019Meeting #5  

10/19/2019Meeting #6  
 10/26/2019Closed for Holiday 
November11/2/2019Meeting #7  

11/9/2019Meeting #8 

11/16/2019Meeting #9  
 11/23/2019#8365 Qualifier #1  

11/23/2019Closed for Holiday 

11/30/2019Meeting #10  
December12/7/2019Meeting # 11  
 12/7/2019 Qualifier@John Dewey
 12/8/2019 #8721 Qualifier #1@John Dewey
 12/14/2019Meeting #12  
 12/21/2019 Closed for Holiday 
 12/28/2019 Closed for Holiday 
January1/4/2020Meeting #13  

1/11/2020#8365 Qualifier #2  @Francis Lewis
 1/12/2020#8721 Qualifier #2  @Francis Lewis
 1/18/2020Meeting #14* 
 1/25/2020Meeting #15*  
February2/1/2020Meeting #16*  

Meeting #17*

2/15/2020FTC NYC Super Qualifier
 2/16/2020FTC NYC Super Qualifier@Dalton
 2/22/2020Meeting #18* 
 3/1/2020Meeting #19* 
 3/8/2020    FTC NYC Championship  @Townsend Harris
FTC World Championship
AprilTBD (2020)Coach Dinner
May/JuneTBD (2020)
FHRL Celebration Party** 

Note - We must qualify to compete in these events
There might be other Regional Tournaments that the team might have to attend before getting to Championship.

NYC Championship

Townsend Harris H.S.

149-11 Melbourne Avenue
Flushing, NY 11367

FTC World Championship

Detroit, MI

**FHRL Celebration Party for all members